The Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral (VADM) Timothy Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, stands with the six crew members of the Indian Sail Training Ship Tarini berthed at the Fremantle Yacht Club during his visit to the vessel in Fremantle, Western Australia.
Indian Navy sailing boat INSV
Tarini stopped in Fremantle recently, further developing the friendship with the Royal Australian Navy before sailing ‘across the ditch’ as part of a historic journey to circumnavigate the world.
More than 200 short and long films were screened at the Australian War Memorial and the Australian Defence Force Academy recently as part of the Veterans’ Film Festival.
Sub Lieutenant Dean Gazzola gives Mr John Sharp from Defence Veterans Affairs, Mr Eddie Koza and his sons Alex and Luke a tour of HMAS Waller during the Port of Fremantle Maritime Day held on Victoria Quay in Fremantle.
With the decks swabbed and the bulkheads scrubbed, submarine HMAS
Waller featured quayside for all to see during Maritime Day in the working Port of Fremantle.
HMAS AE2, Imagery Scanned from Navy Historic Archive
One hundred and three years ago, Australia’s first submarine HMAS
AE1 disappeared while patrolling the seas near present-day New Guinea. No trace of the vessel or its 35 hands has ever been found. This story is now being told in a new exhibition at the Queensland Maritime Museum, War at Sea– the Navy in World War I.
Acting Chief of the Defence Force, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs with The Secretary of Defence, Mr Greg Moriarty launched the Defence Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2018-2023 on World Mental Health Day. The Strategy consolidates and recognises Defence's commitment to a whole of organisation approach to improving the mental health and wellbeing of all Defence personnel.
Dispelling the stigma attached to mental health concerns is one of the key aims of the Defence Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2018-2023 recently released in Canberra.
Personnel from HMAS Moreton gathered at King George Square to conduct a Beat to Quarters and Ceremonial Sunset to signal the commencement of Navy Week in Southeast Queensland.
Brisbane became a hive of naval activity in the middle of October, with service men and women out in force for Navy Week Southeast Queensland.
Published on October 25, 2017 by LCDR Fiona Southwood (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
Ship's Company of HMAS Newcastle at the Diego Suarez War Cemetery after a memorial service for Able Seaman John Frederick Ellis in Antsiranana, Madagascar.
Newcastle’s crew have held the inaugural Australian Defence Force memorial service in Diego Suarez, Madagascar, for a Royal Australian Navy sailor lost during the Second World War.
Members of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Helicopter Flight Vietnam, Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, dignitaries and guests attend the memorial plaque dedication at the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Nowra, NSW for the 50th anniversary of the Royal Australian Navy Helicopter Flight Vietnam.
Almost 200 veterans and their families gathered in Nowra on 15 October for three days of activities marking the 50th Anniversary of the formation of Royal Australian Navy Helicopter Flight Vietnam.
HMAS Huon personnel at the summit of Mt Gower on Lord Howe Island as the crew members of HMAS Huon conducted a 10-day deployment for an invaluable training opportunity.
The team in minehunter HMAS
Huon never miss an opportunity to test their physical and mental toughness, and even the fittest on board hit their limits during a recent visit to Lord Howe Island.
Vice Chief of the Defence Force Vice, Admiral Ray Griggs, congratulates the 2017 Invictus Games Australian team at the Sydney Academy of Sport and Recreation on 18 September.
With the Invictus Games heading to Sydney in 2018, Vice Chief of the Australian Defence Force, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, reflects on this year’s Games and why the adaptive sports format is so beneficial to the wider Defence family.